Meizu is one of those manufacturers that we know in the West for having been one of the best known brands in Chinese import stores and, although it arrived in Spain, it never had enough presence to make a dent.
Despite that in markets like China it is important and continues to present models. The latter is a high-end terminal, with the best processor of the moment, which will rival the Xiaomi Mi 9 or the Huawei P30.
The Meizu 16s incorporates a dual rear camera, on-screen fingerprint sensor and an elegant design. Of course, it moves away from the innovations seen in the Meizu Zero.
Meizu 16 featuress
- Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 eight-core.
- 4 x Cortex A55 at 1.8 GHz.
- 3 x Cortex A76 at 2.4 GHz.
- 1 x Cortex A76 at 2.8 GHz.
- RAM: 6/8 GB
- Graph: Adreno 640.
- Size: 6.2 inches.
- Resolution: 2232 x 1080 pixels.
- OLED technology
- Rear camera.
- Resolution: 48 Mpx + 20 Mpx
- Angular sensor and telephoto optical zoom.
- Others: LED Flash.
- Front camera.
- USB Type-C connector.
- Stereo headphones.
- Others: Dual band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, Dual GPS …
- Drums: 3600 mAh with 24 W fast charge
- Dimensions: 151.9 × 73.4 × 7.65 mm
- Weight: 165g
- Android version: Android 9 Pie.
A high end without notch or screen clipping
One of the most striking aspects of this new mobile is its design, however continuous. Use metal and glass in a conventional manner, without trying to crop the screen to have a bit more diagonal using a notch. The frames are very contained and although it has a large screen it is not excessive.
The weight is also quite achieved, in line with what is seen in the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE.
Standard high end power
The processor chosen is the Snapdragon 855 and there will be three versions depending on the RAM and internal memory: 6 + 128, 8 + 128 and 8 + 256 GB. The GPU will be the Adreno 640.
Its 6.3-inch screen has OLED technology and a resolution of 2232 px x 1080. Under the screen is the fingerprint sensor, with optical technology.
In the front there is a 20 Mpx camera and in the rear two sensors, a main 48 Mpx Sony IMX586 and a wide angle also Sony an IMX350, 20 Mpx.
Its battery is 3600 mAh and has a fast charging of 24 W, one of the fastest on the market.
Price and availability
The Meizu 16s will go on sale in white, carbon black and ghost blue and will come at a price of 3398 yuan (about 450 euros) for the version with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, 3698 yuan (about 490 euros ) for the version with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage and 4198 yuan (about 560 euros) for the version with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.
It will go on sale in China from April 28 and there are still no dates for other markets.